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The only T20 match will be played in Colombo's Premdasa stadium on September 6. Dhawan reached his half-century off 36 balls, inclusive of eight fours and a six. While Akshar Patel made his comeback with a three-wicket haul, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal , and Kedar Jadhav took 2 wickets apiece. Kohli led India to a first full series win on foreign soil after his side crushed Sri Lanka by an innings and 171 runs on Day 3 of the third and final Test in Pallekele.
  • England vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 2

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    Alastair Cook and Joe Root had a memorable outing with the pink ball as England went on to amass 348 for three at stumps on day one of the first Test at Edgbaston . The Windies finally claimed a third scalp when Roach breached Root's defences and Malan survived an early scare on two when a thick edge off Kraigg Brathwaite evaded slip.
  • Tampa pro teams donating money to remove local Confederate monument

    Tampa pro teams donating money to remove local Confederate monument

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    The following is from the Tampa Bay Rays of Major League Baseball, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League and Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League. The statue in the middle of the controversy is the infamous Memoria en Aeterna - a 106-year-old monument honoring the Confederate soldiers who fought in the Civil War.
  • Bill Belichick trolled the Jets in the most Bill Belichick way ever

    Bill Belichick trolled the Jets in the most Bill Belichick way ever

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    New England is holding joint practices with the Houston Texans this week, and the teams will square off in a preseason game on Saturday night. Asked this morning on WEEI if the 2017 Patriots are as loaded a team as the five that won the Super Bowl, or the one that went 16-0 in the regular season but lost the Super Bowl, Brady scoffed.
  • Cavs' Kyrie Trade Plans Affected By LeBron's Uncertain Future

    Cavs' Kyrie Trade Plans Affected By LeBron's Uncertain Future

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    Cleveland can make their demands, but the fact of the matter is their backs are against a wall with Irving airing out his trade request to the public. In those minutes, they've outscored teams by 9.6 points per 100 possessions, almost identical to the plus-9.5 figure they've posted with both James and Irving on the court.
  • Chelsea give striker Diego Costa strong ultimatum before selling him to Atletico

    Chelsea give striker Diego Costa strong ultimatum before selling him to Atletico

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    If I was in the wrong, I'd go back now and do as they say. Costa is believed to have been absent without leave from Chelsea since the club flew to China for a pre-season tour in the middle of July. He genuinely wants to go, but only wants to go to Atletico Madrid. In the absence of Costa, Chelsea's title defence got off to a chaotic start on Saturday, when they were reduced to nine men and lost 3-2 at home to Burnley , although new striker Alvaro Morata came off the bench to find the ...
  • Premier League clubs to consider closing transfer window before season

    Premier League clubs to consider closing transfer window before season

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    The current window, like many other major European leagues, closes on August 31 which is a full three weeks into the start of the Premier League campaign, and nearly a full month into the campaign for sides in the EFL. But some clubs are understood to believe it would be better for the league's integrity if none of its teams could add to their squads from the first match of the new season until the January transfer window.
  • Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: 'No progress on Alexis Sanchez new deal'

    Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: 'No progress on Alexis Sanchez new deal'

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    Arsenal have made no progress in their attempt to renew Alexis Sanchez's contract, admits Arsene Wenger . Arsenal have been consistent throughout the summer in saying they will not sell Alexis to a local rival, despite the 28-year-old entering the final 12 months of his contract and ready to walk for nothing next summer.
  • Minneapolis to seek World Cup soccer at US Bank Stadium

    Minneapolis to seek World Cup soccer at US Bank Stadium

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    NRG Stadium in Houston and the Alamo Dome in San Antonio are also on the list. Last month, Nissan Stadium hosted two, the U.S. Men's National Team opener in the Gold Cup and an International Champions Cup match between English Premier League clubs Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur.
  • Phillips | What we learned about the Red Sox during Yankees series

    Phillips | What we learned about the Red Sox during Yankees series

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    Chapman unleashed a 102.8 miles per hour fastball and Devers tagged it, drilling a solo home run over the centerfield fence to tie the game. It was also just the second home run by a lefty of Chapman's career. It did not go well for Chapman in that inning either. He has won his past three decisions, over four starts, allowing six runs and striking out 28 in 27 innings during that stretch.